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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. MARCH ?3, 1 907
NUMBER' 7 '
What is Best for Maui
Is Best for the News
EDMUND II. IIAIIT
Notary Puiimo, Conveyancer and
Agent to Grant Makiuaie License
Office, Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
HUGH M. COKE.
Draft No. 95!$ issued by Kihei
Plantation Co. on Alexander & Bald
win, Honolulu. In favor of Maul
Agricultural Co. Amount of Draft
Dated January 29, 1907.
March 2, 9, 10, 23, 30.
LODGE MAUI, No. 984, A. F. & A. M.
Stated meetings will bo lield at
Masonic Hall, Kahului, on the Satur
day night of each month nearest the
full moon, at 7.30 P. M.
SPECIALllEETING on the
STATED meeting March 30th.
Visiting brethren are cordially in
vited to attend.
D. H. CASE, R. W. M.
t. f. Secretary.
It has become a common saying in
Wailuku and other parts of Maui:
If you can not get what you want
in any other store go to the Maui
Drug Store they carry everything.
While this statement is as true as
it is flattering we would respectfully
suggest that our friends and patrons
come to us first, thus saving them
selves the trouble of running from
store to store without getting what
MAUI DRUG STORE
V. A. VETLESEN, Prop.
The Bank of Hawaii
Incorporated Under the Laws of
the Republic of Hawaii.
UNDIVIDED PROFITS .$70,000.00
Chas. M. Cooko President
P. C. Jones Vice-President
C. H. Cooko Cashier
C. Hustaco Assistant Cashier
E. D. Tenuoy, J. A. McCandless,
C. H. Atherton, E. F. Bishop.'
Transact a General Commercial
and Savings Business.
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF WAILUKU
Chas. M. Cooke, President W. T. Robinsoi;, Vice-President
C. D. Lufkin, Cashier
R. A. Wadsworth, Director D.TI. Case, Director
FIFTH ANNUAL STATEMENT
AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS DEC. 31, 1000
Loans and Overdrafts 127,593.46
U. S. Bonds 16,500.00
Premium on U. S' llonds 495. 00
Other Bonds (Quickly con
Cash on band and due from
Banking House Furniture and
Due from U. S. Treasury 825.00
TERRITORY OF HAWAII, ) cc
COUNTY OF MAUI, ( S
I, C. D. Lufkin, Cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear
that the above is trui to tho best of my knowledge and belief.
. ' . CD. LUFKIN, Casiiieu.
Subscribed and sworn to before mo this 2nd day of January, 1907.
JAS. N. K. KEOLA, Notary Public Sec, Jud. Circuit.
FINAL REPORT OF
Finds Six True Bills. -Criticizes Lax Business
Methods in Handling License Funds.
Exhonerates Road Officials.
BASEBALL TEABSARB FORMED.
Games of Special Interest will be Played Tomorrow. Bene
dicts Challenge Bachelors. Semi-annual Session
of Maui Association Begins Today.
HEPOUT OF THE GRAND JU11Y.
The Grand Jury of the Second
Circuit Court filed its final report
on Monday and were discharged by
Their report was as follows,
To the IIonorablo'A. N. Kopoi
kni, Judge of the Circuit Court of
the Second Judicial Circuit, Terri
tory of Hawaii.
The Grand Jurors of the Terri
tory of Hawaii submit their final
roport and respectfully represent
Presentments and Indictments.
There have been presented to the
Grand Jury by the Attorney Gen
eral's Department nine cases, in
each of which a careful investiga
tion has followed, resulting in the
finding of true bills in six of these
cases, and for the offenses hcrein-
below set forth:
Territory of Hawaii vs L. K.
Territory of Hawaii vs Ah Yen.
Ah Wan and Ah Kim, Assault and
Battery with a Weapon.
Territory of Hawaii vs Kaili
Territory of Hawaii vs Meleana
kaaipalaoa, Suboidination of Per
Territory of Hawaii vs Meleana
Territory of Hawaii vs John llo
drigues, Burglary, 1st degree.
Investigations in which no bills
Territory of Hawaii vs George
Kaonohi Auwekoolani, charged
Territory of Hawaii vs Meleana
Territory of Hawaii vs Ah Hoy.
The GrandJury has investigated
the above matter and report that
they find lax business methods in
the tier of collecting licenso fees
and i-: uing health permits on the
part i f the Sheriff and the Sani
tary Oflicer, and wo recommend
Capital Stock J 35,000.00
Surplus and Profits 16,084.11
Dividends Unpaid 1,400.00
that tl'.e Territorial Treasurer ap
point an agent to attend to the
mutter of collecting license fees for
We recommend the complete cx
honcration of the officials in the
matter of misuse or any irregular
ity whatever in the purchase of
giaiit powder to be used on the
public road in the district of liana
except in the matter of freight,
amounting to $20.00 which should
have been charged to the Territory
The Grand Jury recommends
that suitable quarters be provided
for the deliberations of the next
Grand Jury of the Second Circuit
Court to be held in Wailuku, in
The Grand Jury wish to extend
their thanks to the Deputy Attor
ney General, Mr. D. II. Case, for
many kindnesses and prompt at
tention during our present term.
11. A. Wadsworth, Foreman, W.
II. Field, J. A. Harris, W. II. King.
M. Faustino, 1'eruvia Goodness, A.
J. Gos3in, Goo Lip, M. K. Keoho
kalolo, II. A. Baldwin, II. B. Pen
hallow and W. L. Mossman.
A very interesting games of
baseball will bo played on the
grounds at Wells' Park between
the bachelors and benedicts of
Wailuku between tho hours of one
and three o'clock p. m. tomorrow.
A challenge has been issued by
Judge A. N. Kcpoikai, the manager
of the married men's team to Dr.
W. R. Boote, manager of the ba
chelors team, and the sapie has
Tho line-up, so far as can
learned, is as follows:
Benedicts. Jas. L. Coke, c;
Burlem, p.; II. M. Coke, lb.;
Enos, 2b.; F. Sommerfeld, 3b.;
Goodness, ss.; W. E. Bal, If.; E. II.
Rogers, cf ; W. II. Rogers, rf.; D.
II. Davis, substitute.
Bachelors. E. M. Kceney, c; C.
II. G. Braun, p.; Count Otto Walter
von Bismark, lb.; John II. Nelson
(with his glasses off), 2b.; George
Weight Jr., 3b.; Dan.T. Carey, ss.;
George Rhoades, If.; W. R. Boote,
cf.; Joe Nunes, rf.; A. Borba Jr.,
A. Gross, substitutes.
' D. L. Meyer has been .selected as
umpiro, which insures tho most
skilled decisions over seen on tho
fields of Maui
After tho gamo there will bo a
practice gamo between tho Wai
kapus and Wailukus. Admission
will bo charged as usual to tho
grounds, but all of tho gate rccopts
will go to tho Association for the
nurposo of putting tho grounds in
Ono admission will entitlo the
public to sco tho games. A large
attendance is expected.
ASSOCIATION MEETS AT PAIA.
The Association of tho Evangel
ical churches of Maui will begin its
Semi-annual session this morning
at tho Paia Native Church. Tho
meetings will last until Friday
afternoon, March 29, and prenniso
to bo of unusual interest. An ex
cellent program has been provided
which is printed in English and
Hawaiian. Tho public is cordially
invited to all the meetings.
The hour of 9:30 to 10:30 from
Monday to Thursday has been re
served for careful study and ex
planation of tho book of Colos
rdans. One chapter will bo con
sidered each morning. On Friday
at 9:30 Rev. B. V. Bazata will
lecture upon tho subject "How we
got our Bible." This lecture Mr.
Bazata was invited to give in Al
hambra in the University Exten
sion Course. Maui people are fort
unate in having this opportunity
to hear it.
Rev. Doremus Scudder, D. D.
and Rev. O. II. Gulick from Hono
lulu and Rev. John E. D;dg'e are
to bo present, and are scheduled
for important parts in tho program.
GUN CLUB SHOOT TOMORROW.
As was announced in the News
last week tho members of the Ki
hei and Wailuku gun clubs met on
tho grounds at Waikapu last Sun
day and contested for places in tho
shoot to take placo between tho
highest scores and a picked team
Those making the highest scores
were P. J. Bell, W. A. Sparks, M.
Moura, E. M, Kceney and F. A.
These marksmen will begin to
morrow to shoot against the Puu
nene team consisting of G. L
Kceney, George W. Mayfield, W.
W. Wescoatt, A. Betts and Wm.
Lougher for a silver cup offered by
the Maui Hotel.
It is the plan to have the cup
won twice when it will becomo the
permanent property of the team
that wins out.
Tho shoot will bo watched with
interest as the teams are well
matched and honors are supposed
to bo about evenly divided.
IN TUG CIRCUIT COURT.
Tho first case tried by the Circuit
Court this week of tho criminal
calendar was that of tho Territory
of Hawaii vs. Ah Yen, Ah Wan
and Ah Kim charged with assault
ami Battery with a weapon on the
person of oung Nap. Tho jury
evidently didnt take much stock in
the theory that the witness was a
Sunday school boy anddidnt know
any thing of the tho many gam
bling games of which ho was ask
ed. Although he sworo ho was "a
vely good man" it was evident that
the jury did not believe him. The
defendants were acquitted.
Tho charge against L. K. Ahana
.will be tried next term as tho prin
cipal witness against him is in Ho
nolulu attending tho Legislature.
J. L. Coke was assigned to defend
Kaili Ilaili by tho Court and when
tho case was ready to go to the jury
a nolle pros was entered as it was
evident that there were others in
tho caso far more guilty than the
John Rodngues plead guilty to
the charge of burglary and Meleana
Kaaipalaoa plead guilty to the
charge of Perjury. They will bo
Some of tho St. l'auliitrf are
suing tho Sheriff and a jury is
wrestling with tho caso at tho "pre
Knlmlul Chupcli Dedication.
The now church at Kahului is to
bo dedicated next Sunday at 3 p. m.
The sormon will be preached by Rev.
Doremus Scudder D. D. of Honolulu.
Trains will be run from Wailuku,
Paia and l'uuncno and a hearty Invi
tation to attend Is extended to the
people of Maul through the colu.ims
of the Nows.
ABE REUF FACES
Is Charge with Sixty-Six Different Instances of
Bribery.Was Arraigned Before Judge
Dunn.-Bonds Fixed at $660,000.
LOS ANGELES TOURISTS DEPART.
Visit the Crater of Kilauca and Enjoy a Visit to Honolulu
Many Expect to Return Again Next Winter.
U. S. Marines Landed in Honduras.
(SPECIAL TO THE MAUI NEWS.)
Sugar, 3.515. Beets, 9s. l.Jd.
HONOLULU, March 22. Tho excursion steamer Ohio sailed to
day at 2 p. m. Tho Los -ngelcs visitors arc well impressed with Ha
waii some remain to take a later steamer. Many expect to return next
The legislature has postponed the trips to Molokai and Lanai one
WASHINGTON, March 22 -United states marines havo been
landed in Honduras. The intervention of the United states and Mexico
SAN FRANCISCO, M arch 52. The American Hawaiian steam
ship Co. has purchased tho steamers Maine and Missouri.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 22. Ilalsey has been arrested in
Manila. Waived extradition.
PHILADELPHIA, March 22.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 21. The Grand Jury has returned sixty
six indictments for bribing Supervisors in Grass Valley and. telephone
franchises against Abraham Reuf. lie has been arraigned in the Dis
trict Court and bonds fixed at $10,000 in each count, a total of $GG0,000.
Fourteen indictments have been returned against J. Z. Halsey,
general agent of the Pacific States Telephone Co. for the same offense.
Ilalsjy is now in Manila.
Stockton Valley floods are subsiding and tho city is now out of
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., March It). The trial of Mayor Schmitz has
been coutinued to April 8.
Fifteen Supervisors are alleged to have confessed to irregularities. Su
pervisor Sanderson, who returned from Arizona, is testifying before the
Grand Jury and many indictments are- expected.
SACRAMENTO, Cal.. March 19. Tho cities of Oroville, Marysville
and Yuba City are flooded. Stockton is threatened with subsiding land.
NEW YORK, N. Y., March 1!). Tho experts for the defense wore on
the stand in tho Thaw case today. They testified to Harry Thaw's insanity.
San Francisco, March 1!). Waters are rising in tho San Joaquin and
Sacramento vallcvs, a condition due to unusually heavy rains.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 19. Tho Danish training ship Vik
ing capsized in the harbor today during a heavy gale. No lives were lost.
SAN FRANCISCO March 19. Tho Grand Jury has been in session all
day and night, and, it is reported, has found indictments against Ruef and
Schmitz in connection with the sale of street railway and telephone fram
NEW YORK, March 18. It is stated than John D. Rockefeller has
willed a quarter of a billion dollars ($250,000,000) to charity and education.
ST. PETERSBURG, March 18. Count LamsdorfT, formerly Minister
of Foreign Affairs and conspicuous In the events leading to the Russo Jap.
anese war, is dead.
BUCHAREST, March 18 A massacre of Jews has occurred at Podb
hilo, Rouniania. Tho town was destroyed.
LONDON, March 18. The steamer Sucvic is ashore on tho Lizard.
All the passengers are landed.
AJACCIO, March 18. In a collision of French torpedo boats horo
three men were killed.
GENOA, March 18. A fire in tho harbor here has caused the loss of
a million dollars. v.
VIENNA, March 18.
arc out on a strike.
CUCUTA, Colombia, March 18. A revolution is reported In tho S'tato
of Tachira, Venezuela.
LONDON, March 18. Tho steamship Suovic, which went aslioro on
tho Lizard yesterday, is probably a total wreck.
MANAGUA, March 18. Tho Nicaraguan naval forces havo captured
Trujillo. The Hocdurans left some arms and ammunition.
LONDON, March 18. Tho steamship Jebba has stranded near tho
wreck of tho Suovic on the Lizard and is a total loss.
NEW YORK, March 18. The prosecution in tho trial of Harry K.
Thaw has rested. The dofense has begun surrebuttal.
SAN FRANCISCO March 18. Tho trial of Abraham Ruef on tho
charge of extorition has been continued until March 20 ponding tho action
of tho Unitocl States Supreme Court in tho matter of tho writ of error
granted by Judge Hebbard.
VIENNA, March 17. This city is brcadless tho bakors being out on n
NANTES, March 17. The stevedores havo gone on a striko and aro
rioting. Ono has been killed.
HAMMOND, Ind., March 17. In a riot among stool laborers, who aro
out on a strike, a hundred shots were fired. Two men woro killed,
-Gen. Theodore Wintdicd of heart
thousands dressmakers and tailors aro